Welcome to STAGBI

STAGBI is a breed society and was established to provide credibility and integrity to the Standardbred and Trotting Horse in Harness Racing and other equestrian sports throughout Britain and Ireland. STAGBI is the approved registration organisation with the UK government department DEFRA and at the 2003 International World Trotting conference STAGBI was recognised and approved as the standardbred registration body for Britain and Ireland.

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Breeding Site

The breeding website is now back live at a new address / URL.

Latest News

Integrity Testing - December 2017

STAGBI has now embarked on an Integrity programme focusing on a zero tolerance to Anabolic Steroids and/or Growth Hormones. Samples were obtained from a number of yearlings at the Brightwells Standardbred Sales, all samples were submitted for analysis and STAGBI can report that all results were satisfactory, with no prohibited substances detected. STAGBI will continue to develop its Integrity Programme with the continued aim of ensuring the integrity of the Standardbred breed and stud book.



STAGBI Awards - November 2017

A joint STAGBI & BHRC Awards evening will be held on Sat 3rd February 2018 at the Mercure Haydock Hotel, Haydock.

The evening is an opportunity to celebrate success and achievement on the British Standardbred Breeding and Racing Industry.

Please call the STAGBI or BHRC Office to reserve your tickets. Tickets 38 per person or 35 per person (10 tickets or more)

Award winners will be announced in December.



STAGBI AGM - November 2017

At the recent STAGBI AGM, Ms Sarah Thomas was duly appointed as President and John Towe was nominated at President Elect.

Mr Bob Howard & Mr David Lawrie retired as Directors of STAGBI. STAGBI thanked both gentlemen for their contribution to STAGBI. Mr Lawrie has been made an Honorary Life Member of STAGBI as he was a founding member and has served as a Director of STAGBI throughout.

STAGBI welcomed Mrs Sue Young and Mr David Lowther having been appointed to the Board of Directors.



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